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Y48 Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Science

This double degree is designed to enable students to succeed in science in today’s rapidly changing society. It will broaden students’ understanding of themselves, their community and the larger world as well as provide them with a foundation in the disciplines which constitute the various fields of health and science, together with the opportunity for in depth study of a functional specialism. It is a challenging educational program leading to a degree which is internationally recognised in the global marketplace. The double degree provides students with lifelong transferable skills equipping them for employment in a wide range of science professions, and for further study in a variety of disciplines.


Standard University Admission requirements apply.


Contemporary Fashion and Textiles:  Students will be required to have a folio interview for the Contemporary Fashion and Textiles major.


French and Japanese:  Applicants for the language majors and minors will require WACE 3A/3B, or equivalent language skills in the relevant language.


Visual Arts:  Students will be required to have a folio interview for the Visual Arts major.

This course is available on Mt Lawley, and Joondalup Campuses.
This course is available by Full-time, or Part-time mode.
This course is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.

The course will comprise 480 credit points (32 units) over four years of full-time study, or part-time equivalent. 240 credit points will be studied in the Bachelor of Arts and 240 credit points in the Bachelor of Science.


Within this course, students are required to complete the following units:


From the Bachelor of Arts:

  • Foundation program of 45 credit points (3 core units)
  • 120 credit points Arts Major (8 units)
  • 60 credit points Arts Minor (4 units) 
  • 15 credit points final semester core capstone unit


From the Bachelor of Science:

  • 120 credit points Science Major (8 units)
  • 120 credit points second Science Major (8 units)

NOTE: Students who are unable to complete the requirements of the Double Degree may elect to exit to either the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science, depending on the units that they have already completed.
Arts Foundation program (45 credit points)
CCA1108 Communications and Digital Technology 15
HMN1101 Home and Away: Introducing the Humanities 15
HMN1102 What is Knowledge? 15
In addition, students must complete the following core capstone unit in their final semester of study:
CCA3111 Preparation for Professional Life 15

Bachelor of Arts Majors

MABUTVContemporary Fashion and Textiles Major
MABUTZEnglish Major
MAAAEKFrench Major
MAAAEMFrench Major
MABUSUHistory Major
MAAADCJapanese Major
MAAADDJapanese Major
MABUSTPolitics and International Relations Major
MABUUAVisual Arts Major
MAAAEVWriting Major

Bachelor of Arts Minors

MIAAHKChildren's Literature Minor
MIAAGKChinese Minor
MIAAHCContemporary Fashion and Textiles Minor
MIAAHREditing and Publishing Minor
MIAAHFEnglish Minor
MIAAHAEnvironmental Studies Minor
MIAAHGFrench (Introductory) Minor
MIAAHHFrench (Post ATAR) Minor
MIAAHNHistory Minor
MIAAHMIndigenous Studies Minor
MIAAHIJapanese (Introductory) Minor
MIAAHJJapanese (Post ATAR) Minor
MIAAHLMuseum Studies Minor
MIAAHOPolitics and International Relations Minor
MIAAHQProfessional Writing Minor
MIAAHEVisual Arts Minor
MIAAHPWriting Minor

Bachelor of Science Majors

MAACHMApplied Chemistry Major
MAAAFYBiological Sciences Major
MACLMACatchment and Land Management Major
MAAAGMConservation Biology Major
MAAAEWEnvironmental Management Major
MAHBIOHuman Biology Major
MAMAFWMarine and Freshwater Science Major
MAAAFKNutrition Major
MASPSISports Science Major
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012